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Published on August 23rd, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan


2018 Nissan LEAF “Amazes Your Senses”

August 23rd, 2017 by  

Being unveiled entirely on September 6, 2017, in Japan, the new Nissan LEAF is ripe with Nissan’s most advanced technologies. Nissan is pitching that its redesigned next-generation LEAF promises to “amaze your senses” while raising the bar for the electric vehicle market. I think the LEAF set a fine standard for years — I’d be hesitant to replace the 2015 version I drive — so the next version must be incredible.

As you can see, “amazing” is the term Nissan is tying to the new LEAF. It’s a significant step beyond the first-generation LEAF’s marketing, which was focused on being green and not using gas. The company has clearly shifted to an approach that brands the LEAF as high-tech, amazing, and peaceful to drive.

Absolutely, the 100% electric car, with its zero tailpipe emissions, offers an effortless, quiet, agile, and most definitely refreshing experience while driving. This is something everyone can understand and will quickly notice in the car. But peaceful perhaps doesn’t attract as many humans as “amazing,” even if it means more in day-to-day life. The new Nissan LEAF, an icon of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, sports all of the available Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies. Drivers will become even more confident with enhanced vision and can better sense what is around the car.

Nissan keeps tantalizing EV lovers with glimpses of the latest version of the well-loved Nissan LEAF. An earlier CleanTechnica report on the specs for the 2018 LEAF indicate the car will maintain its competitive pricing despite the much better tech.

The new Nissan LEAF will come with e-Pedal, a further improvement in regenerative braking. It is one of the “amazing” technologies from the Japanese firm. In actuality, e-Pedal further enables one-pedal driving — one of the benefits of electric cars that drivers quickly learn to love.

“Nissan established itself as a pioneer in the EV movement by launching the LEAF, the world’s first mass-market electric vehicle. Today, the Nissan LEAF is the world’s best-selling electric vehicle with more than 280,000** units sold.

“The world premiere for the new Nissan LEAF will take place on September 6, 2017, in Japan and we will be bringing the unveiling to you live online. Subscribe to Nissan’s Global YouTube account or follow us at @nissanmotor.”

Meanwhile, Nissan LEAF sales keep going and going … and going — in the US, the UK, and elsewhere.

I think for many like myself, the LEAF will be my next car if not the Tesla Model 3. Nothing else compares in value and appeal for many of us.

Related Stories:

Specs For 2018 Nissan LEAF Leaked

New Nissan LEAF e-Pedal Premieres September 6 — Simple Things Can Be Amazing

Nissan LEAF Long-Term Review

Electric Car Drivers: Desires, Demands & Who They Are

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Cynthia Shahan started writing by doing research as a social cultural and sometimes medical anthropology thinker. She studied and practiced both Waldorf education, and Montessori education. Eventually becoming an organic farmer, licensed AP, anthropologist, and mother of four unconditionally loving spirits, teachers, and environmentally conscious beings born with spiritual insights and ethics beyond this world. (She was able to advance more in this way led by her children.)

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